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BOOK REVIEW – Endometriosis Awareness Month

March 04 , 2020
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Please Read This Leaflet Carefully by Karen Havelin Dead Ink Books, 320pp, £11.99 ISBN: 978-1911585541 Published May 2019 Review by Sarah Edwards This novel is written from the perspective of Laura, a young woman with endometriosis. It tracks her life backwards from 2016, as a working mother in New York, all the way ...

Chronic pain after surgery

July 10 , 2019
Prefer a PDF?Download What is chronic post-surgical pain? How common is it? How is it treated? Professor Julie Bruce & Professor Stephan Schug explain What is chronic post-surgical pain? Let’s start with some definitions – acute postoperative pain is the pain experienced immediately after an operation, usually lasting for days ...

Breaking Barriers: Self-Management Awareness Week 2015!

September 28 , 2015
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New award-winning research reveals self-management as a key route to improvement for people with chronic pain! Pain Concern has just released a new and unique study offering hope to the one-in-five people affected by and living with persistent pain in Scotland. Launched as part of Self-Management Awareness Week, (28 ...

IASP: Global year against Neuropathic Pain

November 04 , 2014
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The 2014-2015 Global Year Against Neuropathic Pain has launched! Sponsored by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), The Global Year Against Pain is a yearlong initiative designed to raise international awareness of pain. Each year, the campaign focuses on a different aspect of pain ...

We are looking for Media Spokespeople

April 04 , 2014
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Pain Concern is developing a database on interested volunteers who feel they could share their experiences of living with pain with the Media. The Media don’t want a medical definition of chronic pain. We can give them the information. Their enquiries are more than this. They want to ...

Poster initiative offers help for people with chronic pain

January 24 , 2013
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Self-management advice and information for people living with chronic pain is being made available to people across Scotland in their local pharmacy thanks to a campaign run jointly by Pain Concern and Pain Association Scotland with the support of the Scottish Government and Healthcare Improvement Scotland. The campaign ...